Here at painawaydevices, we are dedicated to bringing you the latest information regarding technology to reduce your pain. In this article, we will look at the Tempurpedic mattress and why it might be just the mattress you've been looking for a restful - and pain-free - night's sleep.
Why You Need A Good Mattress
If you are like 27% of Americans surveyed in a recent Consumer Reports study, you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep most of the time. The same study reports that 68% of those surveyed have trouble falling asleep at least once per week.
Most of us need at least 7 hours of sleep each night. The ideal amount of nightly sleep is an individual thing, and recent research suggests that it doesn't have to be completely uninterrupted. If you wake up and then go back to sleep, you will probably feel as refreshed and function as effectively as if you slept for 7 hours straight. But, consistently getting less than those 7 hours will ultimately affect your health. Chronic illnesses such as Type 2 Diabetes are worsened by inadequate sleep.
A good mattress can make all the difference in the quantity and quality of sleep that you get.
Do you wake up in the morning with low back pain, headaches or neck stiffness? You are not alone. Nocturnal back pain is quite common - and it can profoundly affect the quality of your sleep. There is, as yet, no real understanding of what causes many incidences of back pain, even though most adults suffer from it at one time or another. Sleeping in an awkward position or sleeping on the wrong surface can make nocturnal back pain worse.
The mattress you sleep on is, naturally, a big factor in whether you experience nocturnal back pain or not. The mattress has to be the right type for your body. It has to be firm or soft enough, and it has to offer you the support your body needs for restful sleep.
Your mattress needs to have enough give for the widest areas of your body, like your hips and shoulders, and offer support to you where you curve, like your waist and neck. When your mattress does both, you will sleep more soundly and wake with less stiffness.
What Is A Tempurpedic Mattress?
Comfort and Support
Tempurpedic is a brand name for the largest company to produce viscoelastic foam mattresses. Many newer companies have developed similar technology, and this style of mattress is commonly referred to as a "memory foam" mattress.
Viscoelastic foam was developed by NASA in 1966 with the intent of improving the safety of airplane seat cushions for pilots and travelers. The first memory foam mattresses were used in medical settings to help relieve pressure sores in bedridden patients and for wheelchair cushions. Memory foam has also been used to line football helmets. As the technology has gotten less expensive, memory foam has made it into the mainstream. These days, the most common uses for memory foam are mattresses and pillows, shoes, and other gadgets like headphones and cushy bath mats.
Memory foam is heat sensitive, and after it is compressed, it springs back to - or remembers - its original shape when the heat source is removed. That's where the name "memory foam" comes from. When a person lies down on a memory foam mattress, it is the warmth of the body that compresses the foam, not the weight. This is important because it means that the mattress softens with the body heat and shapes itself gently around the contours of the body without undue pressure on the joints or in the wider hips and shoulders.
A conventional spring mattress relies on the weight of the body to press against the padding and the springs to conform it to the shape of the body. This can cause uncomfortable pressure between the body and the springs. A spring mattress does also "bounce back" into its original shape when the weight is taken off, and the pressure on the springs is released, but this only serves to illustrate the amount of pressure that is required to conform the mattress to the shape of the body.
Because the shape of the Tempurpedic mattress is determined by the body heat of the sleeper, the softer, curvier parts of the body like the waist and neck are better supported than on a conventional mattress as the wider body areas sink more deeply into the cradle of the foam.
Sleeping on a Tempurpedic mattress eliminates the discomfort of pressure points, decreases the pressure on joints and increases blood flow throughout the body. As it conforms to the shape of your individual body, it also supports you consistently through all parts of your body. It curves where you curve.
Another pleasing feature of a memory foam mattress is that it limits motion transfer. On a conventional spring mattress, when your partner rolls over or sits up in bed, the motion he or she makes gets transferred through the spring construction, and you get jostled. The whole mattress responds to every movement.
On a Tempurpedic mattress, your partner can move and because of the dense foam construction; you won't feel a thing.
A Tempurpedic mattress offers many advantages over a traditional spring mattress.
Finally, although some people worry about the heat retention qualities of viscoelastic foam, newer, open-celled foams and other technologies that channel heat away from the body, have made it so that even those who are sensitive to being over-heated can enjoy the superior support and comfort of a Tempurpedic mattress.
The newest versions of memory foam mattresses combine the memory foam technology with gel technology for a slightly firmer, cooler and equally supportive sleep.
Where to Buy a Tempurpedic Mattress Online
You can purchase directly from the manufacturer at https://www.tempurpedic.com/ There are some advantages to buying directly from the company.
You can also purchase these mattresses through amazon.com
Most major retailers: Sears, JC Penney, Macy's, etc. are authorized dealers of Tempurpedic mattresses. Keep in mind that purchasing online from these stores might include shipping costs.
Overstock.com also offers many styles of Tempurpedic mattresses, and you might find a sweet deal or discount on their website.
Sleep technology is important because sleep is important. Our lives are busy and full and sometimes stressful. We need refreshing sleep to keep us strong and healthy and to help restore us from our daily stresses. The mattress that you sleep on can make all the difference. It's worth spending the time to discover what type of mattress supports your body the best. A Tempurpedic mattress can offer you the support you need for that all-important 7 hours.
Tempurpedic mattresses are much more readily available than they were when the technology was new. There are many places online where you can purchase your mattress and have it delivered directly to your home. Many of these sites also offer customer reviews so you can read for yourself about the experience of sleeping on a Tempurpedic.
Tempurpedic mattresses can help you avoid common nocturnal back pain, uncomfortable morning stiffness and joint pain, allergic reactions to dust mites and headaches or neck pain that can be attributed to a poor sleeping position. A Tempurpedic can offer you the best night's sleep you have ever had.
Everyone deserves a pain-free life. When we can turn to technology rather than medications to help us prevent or ease the pain, we can avoid some serious complications. Tempurpedic mattresses are just such cutting-edge technology. Please connect with us at painawaydevices.com for all the latest information about living a pain-free life.
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